Eighth grader takes fourth in "You Be The Chemist" Challenge
A Champaign eighth grader was placed fourth in this year's national "You Be The Chemist" Challenge.
Lawrence Zhao took the fourth-place slot this year.
Each student in the competition had to correctly answer chemistry-related questions throughout 11 rounds.
The top four winners won academic scholarships totaling $22,500 and other science-related prizes.